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CAMP VERDE – A former member of the Copper Canyon fire board has taken over as the district’s fire marshal.

By Bill Helm May 9, 2019
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Verde Valley Bike to Work Week will be May 11-17. Bike to work, school or the store to promote bicycling in our community.

May 9, 2019
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12 members of that jury, one by one in open court, confirmed their guilty verdict in each of the four charges of child molestation that happened more than two decades ago. It took seven hours over two days for the jury to reach its verdict.

By Vyto Starinskas May 8, 2019
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VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK -- Those traveling between Interstate 17 and Sedona along State Route 179 will need to plan extra travel time as the highway will be narrowed to one lane between the Red Rock Ranger Station and Chapel Road so Arizona Department of Transportation crews can apply chip seal.

May 8, 2019
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A Yavapai County jury is currently deliberating the fate of Thomas Chantry, the former pastor of the Miller Valley Baptist Church in Prescott. Chantry is being retried on four molestation charges that involve the same accuser in a case that ended with a hung jury this past summer.

By Vyto Starinskas May 8, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – It’s been more than a year since Taco Bell moved into its new building, a 2,053-square-foot unit along SR 260 just west of Dairy Queen.

May 7, 2019
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SEDONA – Dennis Dearden can’t talk about the Sedona Oak Creek School District without using the word “team.”

By Bill Helm May 7, 2019
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The Festival returns to the Clarkdale Town Park on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

May 7, 2019
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• Market Steer – Average price: $4.58 – Highest per pound was to Dominic Rezzonico for $13, paid by Patriot Disposal

May 7, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – The Camp Verde Town Council has given the green light for the Marshal’s Office to apply for $143,000 in grants that would help pay for additional equipment and for personnel overtime expenses.

By Bill Helm May 7, 2019
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Monday, the board voted 5-to-0 to lease the former Big Park Community School to Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind – ASDB – and nobody from the public as much as said “hold on, let’s talk about this.”

By Bill Helm May 7, 2019
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The dog that was always at Sen. John McCain side during his final days at his family’s Cornville property died in an accident, according to daughter Meghan McCain.

May 7, 2019
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A Cornville man was killed following a motorcycle-vehicle collision Sunday on Cornville Road.

May 6, 2019
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SEDONA – Last year, the governing board of Sedona Oak Creek Unified School District voted to close Big Park Community School as a cost-cutting measure.

By Bill Helm May 6, 2019
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A 32-year-old Camp Verde man died following injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident Thursday on Middle Verde Road.

By Staff reports May 4, 2019
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The blossoming spring wildflowers were smiling at the trail construction volunteers that assembled at the Girder Trailhead for their sign-in and safety talk last week.

By Vyto Starinskas May 4, 2019
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At Cottonwood-Oak Creek, 97% of the district’s children have been immunized for chickenpox – and 95% have been immunized for measles, mumps and rubella.

By Bill Helm May 4, 2019
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If you blink, you’ll miss it. In the Northern Hemisphere, that pretty much sums up an Eta Aquarid meteor viewing experience. With an early-May peak – this year it’s May 4-6 – the Eta Aquarid meteors travel at about 148,000 mph into Earth’s atmosphere.

By Bill Helm May 4, 2019
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Camp Verde to hold Cornfest on July 20
Activities will be held on Hollamon Street, community center gym

Camp Verde’s Parks and Recreation department will hold Cornfest this year on July 20 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.

By Bill Helm May 4, 2019
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Cocoa with the Po Po on May 9
Camp Verde news briefs

South Verde High School will host its first Cocoa with the Po Po at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 9.

By Bill Helm May 4, 2019
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Four Eight Wineworks and The Clarkdale Foundation have opened ticket sales for the Fourth Annual Verde Valley Wine Festival, Northern Arizona’s premier wine and culinary event.

May 4, 2019
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Call them what you like: “Grandma Patrol” or “Cagney and Lacy,” but you may be doing it from the back of a police car in handcuffs and shackles.

By Vyto Starinskas May 2, 2019
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Embry-Riddle students turn up heat on Cottonwood cold case
$350,000 still missing from 2016 Bank of America burglary

Sixteen Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students spent this past semester combing through facts and evidence from the country’s biggest and as yet unsolved bank burglary and came up with some “new theories.”

By By SUE TONE, The Daily Courier May 2, 2019
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Verde Valley Fire along with Jerome Fire, Verde Valley Ambulance and Cottonwood Fire responded to a road grader 300 feet off the road.

May 2, 2019
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The Verde Valley Fair opened on Wednesday night in Cottonwood to a beautiful evening with animal showings, a carnival and endless food choices.

By Vyto Starinskas May 2, 2019